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The Tacksman’s Daughter
by Donna Scott

Publication Date: December 27, 2021
Atlantic Publishing



Scotland, 1692. To flee a brutal winter storm, King William’s regiments descend on the small village of Glencoe. Caitriona Cameron, the tacksman’s daughter, can’t neglect her disagreeable encounter the final time English troops appeared. She senses the military’s arrival may not be as harmless because it appears, however her warnings go unheeded. Not even MacIain, the MacDonald clan chief, listens. After twelve days of billeting within the villagers’ houses, the troopers assault, committing one of many biggest atrocities in Highland historical past.

Cait escapes the assault with the assistance of Sergeant Edward Gage who’s accused of being a traitor for not taking over arms towards the MacDonalds. Edward is hunted by his debauched half-brother, Alexander, who stands to lose every part if King William attaints their father for his treasonous previous deeds. With dangerous blood between them, Alexander units out to seize Edward to show his loyalty and save himself from wreck.

Cait and Edward journey to Edinburgh to confront the boys they believe are behind the assault, unaware that Alexander is headed there as properly. Though Cait is satisfied the chief of Clan Campbell is accountable, Edward suspects one thing far more sinister—that the orders got here from greater up, probably even from the king himself.

As accusations of betrayal, deceit, and treason abound, they’re all trapped in an online of intrigue and hazard, however not everybody will escape.


“The Tacksman’s Daughter is an enchanting learn, on the coronary heart of which is a very horrifying historic bloodbath. The creator brings the occasions alive in vivid element, skillfully (and infrequently humorously) weaving in historical Gaelic language. Readers might be riveted!”—KD Alden, creator of A Mom’s Promise

“. . . it’s a gripping learn, and the creator has an actual ability for preserving the reader turning pages.” –SS, Penguin RH

“[Scott] does a wonderful job of transporting her reader again to the seventeenth century Highlands. The dialogue felt so genuine, and the characters and Scottish panorama actually jumped off the web page.” -KK, Simon and Schuster

Concerning the Creator

Donna Scott is an award-winning creator of seventeenth and 18th century historic fiction. Earlier than embarking on a writing profession, she spent her time on this planet of academia. She earned her BA in English from the College of Miami and her MS and EdD (ABD) from Florida Worldwide College. She has two sons and lives in sunny South Florida along with her husband. Her first novel, Disgrace the Satan, obtained the primary place Chaucer Award for historic fiction and a Greatest Guide designation from Chanticleer Worldwide Guide Critiques. Her latest novel, The London Monster, was launched in November 2020. To find out about new releases and particular presents, please join Donna’s publication.

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